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‘Cloud-first’ game studio Mainframe raises $8.1M led by Andreessen Horowitz

With most new social media startups seeming to dial in on specific communities to thrive in a still Facebook-dominated sphere, some of the more broadly focused social investments from top VCs are
AI startup Cresta launches from stealth with millions from Greylock and a16z

AI startup Cresta launches from stealth with millions from Greylock and a16z

As Silicon Valley’s entrepreneurs cluster around the worldview that artificial intelligence is poised to change how we work, investors are deciding which use cases make the most sense to pump money

WorkBoard triples again in 2019, raises $30M from a16z to celebrate

WorkBoard, a SaaS startup that provides goal setting and management software to other companies, announced today that it has closed a $30 million Series C. The new capital comes less than a year after

Where top VCs are investing in real estate and proptech (Part 2 of 2)

In part two of our survey that asked top VCs about the most exciting investment areas in real estate, we dig into responses from 10 leading real estate-focused investors at firms that span early to

Andreessen Horowitz launches free crypto startup school

Last month, Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) general partner Chris Dixon announced at TechCrunch Disrupt that the VC firm would run a free crypto startup school. And the company is officially launching its

a16z’s Andrew Chen on the opportunities today for consumer tech startups

What’s happening in consumer tech? At TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco last week, Extra Crunch managing editor Eric Eldon sat down with Andrew Chen, a general partner at Andreessen Horowitz. Andrew
Startup growth hacks, high-frequency trading, startup security, privacy and Adobe

Startup growth hacks, high-frequency trading, startup security, privacy and Adobe

Full Disrupt SF agenda posted We have an amazing slate of speakers stopping by TechCrunch Disrupt SF this year, including two full days scheduled for the debut of our Extra Crunch stage, which will
Singularity 6 raises $16.5M from Andreessen Horowitz to create a ‘virtual society’

Singularity 6 raises $16.5M from Andreessen Horowitz to create a ‘virtual society’

When Fortnite reached stratospheric popularity early last year, there were undoubtedly an awful lot of VCs on the sidelines looking enviously at the massive platform and wondering what opportunities

New a16z funds, a $200M round and the latest from WeWork and Slack

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week brought the ever-excellent Danny Crichton back to the show,
Unpacking Pinterest’s IPO expectations

Unpacking Pinterest’s IPO expectations

What it means to be an 'undercorn' and should we care?

A16z, Polychain Invest $25 Million in Crypto Payments Startup Celo

Mobile-friendly cryptocurrency payments startup Celo has raised millions from A16z and Polychain in a private token sale.

A16z Moves to Place Bigger Bets on High-Risk Assets – Including Crypto

Andreessen Horowitz has filed to become a registered investment advisor.
Startups Weekly: What’s up with YC? Plus, mobility layoffs and Airbnb’s grand plans

Startups Weekly: What’s up with YC? Plus, mobility layoffs and Airbnb’s grand plans

In this week's startups newsletter: Y Combinator president Sam Altman is stepping down, Marie Kondo is raising VC and Munchery has finally filed for bankruptcy.
Andreessen and Gates invest in an AI startup that’s looking for ethical cobalt

Andreessen and Gates invest in an AI startup that’s looking for ethical cobalt

There’s a good chance your smartphone contains tainted cobalt. Could artificial intelligence fix the problem?

Marc Andreessen: audio will be “titanically important” and VR will be “1,000” times bigger than AR

In a new a16z podcast with the venture firm’s founders Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz, there’s a lot to enjoy, from Andreessen’s TV show recommendations to Horowitz’s secret to excellent barbecue.

Cute Cats Power Serious $15 Million Funding for CryptoKitties Creators

CryptoKitties' latest funding round means it has raised $27 million this year. Fur real!

A16z, Binance and More Back Oasis Labs' New Blockchain Startup Program

Oasis Labs is launching an support program for startups focused on privacy applications of blockchain, and some big investors are on board.

$102 Million: A16z, Polychain Back Blockchain Project Dfinity's Funding Round

A16z crypto and Polychain Capital lead a $102 million funding round for decentralized cloud foundation Dfinity.

This Top VC Firm Just Removed a Big Obstacle for Women in Silicon Valley

The move marks a change that could signal a more diverse venture community and startup culture.

A16z Leads $45 Million Raise for Blockchain Startup Oasis Labs

Cloud computing startup Oasis Labs has raised $45 million in a private token pre-sale to develop its blockchain platform.